Citizen Radio

Episode #1693: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Keisha Zollar (@kesihaz) joins the show to discuss masturbation education, Trump is the biggest peddler of fake news with his fake $110 billion arms deal to Saudi Arabia and fake enactment of traffic control privatization, some U.S. diplomats stage quiet revolt amid tensions with Trump, Trump doubles down on attacks on Sadiq Khan, CNN did not stage a protest after the London attack, mass shooting in Orlando receives considerable less coverage than London attack and bombing in Afghanistan that killed 150, Breitbart writer out after inflammatory tweets following London attack, police protected white supremacists during alt-right rally in Portland, man beats Somali woman after she protects Muslim woman, U.S. Congressman instructs "Christendom" to kill every "radicalized Islamic suspect," Flint official used racial slur and blamed water crisis on blacks who "don't pay their bills," and Texas lawmakers failed to address rising pregnancy-related death rate during their legislative session

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_6-8-17.mp3
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Episode #1692: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Keisha Zollar (@kesihaz) joins the show to help answer a Patreon question about adulting. Also, contractor Reality Winner charged with leaking classified NSA info on Russian hacking, the top-secret NSA report leaked to The Intercept details Russian hacking effort days before 2016 election, Trump won't stop Comey from testifying, four top law firms turned down requests to represent Trump, National Security team blindsided by Trump's NATO speech, and it's likely that Trump officials may not have even realized they were breaking the law in deals with Russia

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_6-7-17.mp3
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Episode #1691: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Faith Beauchemin (@bohemianfaith) joins the show to help answer Patreon questions about people who claim we should "respect the office" and if it's a good idea to argue with relatives about politics on Facebook. Also, no—Ivanka Trump is not America's most powerful Jewish woman, Ivanka's ridiculous LGBT tweet, the White House ordered federal agencies to ignore information requests from Democrats, Trump incorrectly labels Philippines robbery a terror attack, the fate of 16.8 million Medicaid enrollees rests on 20 Republican Senators, Jessica Chastain calls out Cannes films for dismal portrayal of women characters, Lebanon bans Wonder Woman screenings because of Gal Gadot's support of IDF, Trump wants world leaders to call him on his unsecured personal cell phone, Sean Hannity strikes back at critics by going after Rachel Maddow and also apparently doesn't understand what The Onion is, and the New York Times eliminates the Public Editor role

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_6-6-17.mp3
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Episode #1690: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Faith Beauchemin (@bohemianfaith) joins the show to help answer Patreon questions about Sense 8 and what the Democrats' narrative should be. Also, Bill Maher uses the N-word on Real Time, terrorist attacks in London and the disproportionate airtime devoted to terrorism stories, Trump exploits tragedy to renew calls for his dumb Muslim ban, states step in to fill the void after Trump dumps climate pact, French President Macron offers refuge to American climate scientists, and Michael Bloomberg promises to donate $15 million to the UN convoy on climate change to offset losses from U.S. withdrawal, EPA chief Scott Pruitt rebukes critics as "climate exaggerators," Mike Pence isn't sure why so many people think climate change is a "paramount issue," and buyouts are coming to the EPA in an attempt to reduce staff

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_6-5-17.mp3
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Episode #1689: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Katharine Heller (@spkheller) joins the show to discuss Tiny Sean Spicer. Also, Megyn Kelly lands Putin interview, all about covfefe (sorry, it must be addressed), Trump withdraws from Paris climate deal and Elon Musk says he'll stop advising Trump, James Comey will testify June 8, Nigel Farage is "person of interest" in FBI investigation into Trump and Russia, Trump exempts entire senior staff from White House ethics rules, Trumpcare allows any employer to seek a moral or religious exemption from birth control mandate, Texas is about to make abortions all but impossible to get—again, Portland murder suspect shouts "death to antifa!" in court, Kentucky newspaper's windows shattered amid rising anti-press climate, 15-year-old Darius Smith killed by border patrol officer, noose found in the African American history museum in D.C., pro-KKK flyers circulated in Texas city, men investigating Ivanka Trump brand in China arrested/missing, and Walmart is asking employees to deliver packages on their way home from work

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_6-2-17.mp3
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Episode #1688: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Erin Red (@erinred) joins the show to answer all your vegan questions (part 2): best transition off cheese, resources for raising vegan kids and cooking on a budget, favorite salads, and how to live with a non-vegan partner. Also, Trump administration plans to minimize civil rights efforts in agencies, White House acts to roll back birth-control mandate for religious employers, Trump addressed the possibility of a U.S. nuclear attack on North Korea in a private call with Duterte, Ivanka Trump hopes you had a nice Memorial Day with your champagne popsicles, Trump requires lots of pictures in his intel reports, Texas Republican called ICE on SB 4 protesters and threatened to shoot colleague, Cleveland police officer who shot and killed Tamir Rice is fired (but not for the murder), Oklahoma schools hold classes four days a week due to state budget crisis, Corey Booker pumps brakes on Trump impeachment talk (and also happens to have accepted large donations from Ivanka Trump and Kushner), no—Melania and Ivanka did not "show the world what feminine power looks like," and Red recommends watching Netflix's The Keepers

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_6-1-17.mp3
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Episode #1687: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Erin Red (@erinred) joins the show to answer all your vegan questions: dealing with non-vegan family, best places for vegan clothing and makeup, comfort food, and cheese alternatives. Also, 100 middle schoolers refuse photo-op with Paul Ryan during D.C. trip, Portland MAX hero's last words: "Tell everyone on this train I love them," Trump finally weighs in on the stabbings calling them "unacceptable," Portland mayor asks federal government to revoke permit for white supremacist rally, Trump's Communications Director understandably resigns, Russians discussed potentially "derogatory" information about Trump and associates during campaign, Trump "obsesses" over Russia probe as Bannon fears he's the victim of "deep state" conspiracy, and Nina Turner says Congress is obsessed over Russia as Americans are being "left behind"

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

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Episode #1686: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Faith Beauchemin (@bohemianfaith) and Erek Smith (@erek_smith) join the show to discuss Erek's obsession with Friends and dudes who tell women to smile. Also, appeals court slaps down Trump's Muslim ban yet again, Trump accuses "fake news" media of making up sources, villagers say Yemeni child was shot as he tried to flee Navy Seal raid, Pentagon says U.S. airstrike killed over 100 civilians in Mosul, former CIA Chief says intelligence warrants FBI's Trump-Russia investigation (meanwhile, Trump has lawyered up), Turkish president's security detail attacked protesters in D.C.—will there be consequences?, leaked docs reveal counterterrorism tactics used at Standing Rock to "defeat pipeline insurgencies," Trump is one step away from dumping Obamacare's copay-free birth control, and pro-Trumpcare Republicans own millions in health-care stock

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_5-30-17.mp3
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Episode #1685: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Faith Beauchemin (@bohemianfaith) joins the show to discuss The Great Comet and help answer a question about vegan restaurant recs. Also, Russian ambassador told Moscow that Jared Kushner wanted secret communications channel with Kremlin, Trump pushes a Prime Minister aside at NATO meeting and calls Germans "very bad," Angela Merkel says Germany can no longer rely on Trump's America: "We Europeans must take our destiny into our own hands," Comey acted on Russian intelligence he knew was fake, Montana Republican Greg Gianforte wins special U.S. House race despite assault on reporter, Texas governor jokes about shooting reporters, three men stabbed (two killed) when they tried to stop a man hurling abuse as two women of Muslim appearance in Portland, women-only Wonder Woman screening is making some men cry tiny little man-baby tears, the Pope hates Trump, Trump tells "confidants" U.S. will leave Paris climate deal, and Allison and Faith give some viewing/reading recs

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_5-29-17.mp3
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Episode #1684: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Melissa Gira Grant (@melissagira) joins the show to discuss Twin Peaks (no spoilers). Also, CBO reveals 23 million fewer Americans would have health coverage under Obamacare repeal, Montana GOP candidate Greg Gianforte charged with assault after "body-slamming" reporter Ben Jacobs, Trump team stands by budget's $2 trillion math error, cuts to AIDS treatment programs could cost a million lives, Jeff Sessions did not disclose meetings with Russian officials, Trump tells Duterte of two U.S. nuclear subs in Korean waters, Seth Rich conspiracy theory: Newt Gingrich and Sean Hannity promote conspiracy (even as Fox News quietly deletes the story from its website and Hannity loses sponsors), five startling things Betsy DeVos just told Congress, and Ben Carson thinks poverty is a "state of mind"

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_5-26-17.mp3
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